‘America first’ is now Trump’s global strategy
Threatening the total destruction of a country of 26 million people in the UN General Assembly shows Trump’s contempt for international institutions
The United Nations has been the international venue of choice for grandstanders since Nikita Khrushchev removed his shoe to slam it on his desk during an address almost 70 years ago.
Having attended a dozen general assemblies and twice as many emergency Security Council meetings, it seems to this reporter that there’s something about the UN podium that unleashes the exhibitionist id in world leaders. Former Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez stood at the podium in 2006...
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